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"Exciting Developments In Waxflower Breeding And Marketing" - Ron van der Ploeg, Flora Culture International

Monday, 5 September 2011

"Exciting Developments In Waxflower Breeding And Marketing" - Ron van der Ploeg, Flora Culture International

New Waxflower varietyUp until the late 1990s Australia dominated southern hemisphere waxflower production in the June to December years there has been increased waxflower production from countries such as Peru and South Africa. These countries are typically producing older varieties of waxflower with lower costs of production.

For Australia to maintain and grow market share it needs to remain at the forefront of Waxflower breeding and new variety development. With this market driven objective in mind the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (R.I.R.D.C.) is pleased to announce an exciting new waxflower research project partnering with WAFEX and the Botanic Garden and Parks Authority, based at Kings Park in Western Australia (B.G.P.A).

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